PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Denise Duncan resigned as President of the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce effective Friday, May 20, 2016. The Board of Directors would like to express our appreciation for Denise's service to the Chamber, its members, and our community and we wish her well in her future endeavors. Denise mad... more
Kali Shay Quinton passed away on December 29th, 2013, just hours after getting married at the Wheeler House in Ball Ground, GA. To honor her memory, a scholarship fund called The Kali Shay Quinton Scholarship Fund was created. Proceeds from the event will go to fund a scholarship to an applicant at ...
The Mud Tug is an outdoor tug-of-war competition held at the Jeepfest Obstacle course location in between Tate and Marble Hill on SR 53....
14 teams and 112 participants in Relay for Life of Pickens County have raised $24,690.38 as of May 31, 2016. Event was held in Lee Newton Park in Jasper on May 21, 2016. ...
Last night, we recognized the accomplishments of the students involved in our CTAE courses. 91 students were recognized for having participated in regional, state and/or national level events in one of our Career Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) -- CTI, HOSA, FBLA, SkillsUSA, and TSA. (FFA ... more
Dates for camps, VBS, and more
Be a summer-time Know-It-All!!! Whether it is a day at the pool or the library, a week-long camp, or vacation Bible school, KnowPickens is your source for all things summer. Pickens County Public Pool Opens May 31 Admission price is $3.00 Tuesday-Saturday: 11:00am - 5:... more
Please join the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce in congratulating the May Small Business of the Month, Law Offices of Edwin Marger, LLC. A framed certificate was awarded to Cortney Stuart, Associate Attorney, at the May Chamber of Commerce Breakfast by Melissa Jordan of Community Bank of Pickens ... more
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May 24, 2016 is Primary Day in Georgia. If you have not already voted, please do so next Tuesday! Your vote is your voice as an American citizen. It's your opportunity to be heard, to hold elected officials accountable for their decisions and to have a say in important issues that affect your comm... more
The Chamber Membership Breakfast was held May 10th with over 125 in attendance. The Carriage House catered a delicious breakfast and Day’s Chevrolet of Jasper was the Breakfast Sponsor. May's Small Business of the Month, a program sponsored by Community Bank of Pickens County, was awarded to Law... more
Our food pantry
It is the mission of CARES to provide food and essential non-food items, temporary financial assistance, supplemental financing for education, and resource counseling for those in need residing in Pickens County, Georgia. Want to help? Below are volunteer opportunities: Food Shopper F... more
Keep Pickens Beautiful is pleased to add a new business member to our recycling program. Brooke Highsmith originally from Brunswick, GA, came to Jasper via Oregon. Brooke moved to Oregon when she was 14 years, and it was there she discovered her love of coffee. Brooke stated, "she is opening a c... more
The 86th Annual 4-H Awards Banquet was held on May 19, 2016 at the Pickens County Extension Office. Lonnie Waters was chosen as Volunteer of the Year. Big Canoe Women's Guild was chosen Outstanding Donor of the Year. ...
Heather Bryan, University of North Georgia is Pickens Planning & Development Summer Intern...
In this issue: Pastor's Pot; Angie Nix Jones, Chairperson 2016; Volunteer Highlights; From the Director and Assistant Director...